Men with anger problems are generally highly reluctant clients who come to our offices only because they’ve gotten “the ultimatum” from their wives, girlfriends, or bosses. Fortunately, understanding the angry brain can help build their motivation for change.
Few cases offer as eerie a therapeutic challenge as a suddenly non-communicative child, lost in a dissociative shutdown.
When working with clients who’ve experienced an intimate betrayal, it’s important to empower them to move beyond a victim identity.
Often clients come to therapy to resolve ambivalence or because they can’t make up their minds. But sometimes, the problem is that they’re too certain about things they should be uncertain about.
An understanding of the unconventional ways people demonstrate resilience is important in helping us avoid pathologizing clients and stop believing there’s only one clinically “correct” way to help them.
The Enneagram and the 5 A’s of transformation.
A primer on the specifics of incorporating mindfulness into therapeutic practice.
There’s no substitute for a clear clinical model that can guide you through the therapeutic change process.